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Australian club bans heading for juniors

Australian club bans heading for juniors

APIA Leichhardt have taken a step to prevent health risks in footballers by banning heading in training for kids under the age of 12, effective immediately. 18 Apr 2020
'Football will play an essential role in the recovery of our nation'

'Football will play an essential role in the recovery of our nation'

James Johnson has spoken about the healing power of the beautiful game following Football Federation Australia stood 70 per cent of its staff due to the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 2 Apr 2020
FFA stands-down 70% of staff

FFA stands-down 70% of staff

Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Friday announced that 70% of its staff will be stood down as it scrambles to keep its head above water during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis gripping the globe. 27 Mar 2020
The Mixer: Does the FFA have a war chest to survive corona crisis?

The Mixer: Does the FFA have a war chest to survive corona crisis?

Is Australian football financially well-placed to deal with the coronavirus crisis? Their reports may indicate cash flow for the game mightn't be quite as bad as feared. Meanwhile it's a code hopping partnership for the ages in The Mixer! 19 Mar 2020
AFL delay season decision while football plays on

AFL delay season decision while football plays on

The AFL will decide within 24 hours when to start its condensed season, while Football Federation Australia says play will go on in the A-League. 16 Mar 2020
A-League to end quickly behind closed doors

A-League to end quickly behind closed doors

Football Federation Australia says the A-League and W-League will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic, with FFA bosses hoping to condense the remaining games into a quickfire schedule. 16 Mar 2020
A-League could be suspended indefinitely

A-League could be suspended indefinitely

Football Federation Australia chiefs will detail the future of the A-League season at a media conference on Monday, with the competition likely to be suspended. 16 Mar 2020
Matildas' matches called off

Matildas' matches called off

The Matildas have been dealt a blow as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympics with friendlies against world No.1 USA and No.8 Canada cancelled due to coronavirus. 14 Mar 2020
Matildas announce three fixtures with USA

Matildas announce three fixtures with USA

Football Federation Australia has confirmed that the Matildas will take on the USA in home and away matches over the next two years. 13 Feb 2020
Petratos brace leads Jets past Mariners

Petratos brace leads Jets past Mariners

With new coach Carl Robinson in the stands, Newcastle ended a seven-game winless run with a scrappy 4-3 victory in the wet over Central Coast in the A-League. 9 Feb 2020
Matildas to take on Canada in friendlies

Matildas to take on Canada in friendlies

The Matildas are set to play three friendlies with Women's World Cup bronze medallists Canada, with one to be a crucial part of preparations for the Tokyo Olympics if Australia qualify. 23 Jan 2020
James Johnson named new FFA chief

James Johnson named new FFA chief

Lawyer James Johnson is Football Federation Australia's new chief executive and will take over from David Gallop in January. 6 Dec 2019
Investigation into security at Western United

Investigation into security at Western United

Football Federation Australia, Sydney FC and GMHBA Stadium will investigate claims that Sky Blues fans were removed from Sunday's A-League game between Western United and Sydney FC - just for standing up. 1 Dec 2019
Deputy 'lapsed' as FFA defend Olyroos scandal process

Deputy 'lapsed' as FFA defend Olyroos scandal process

Football Federation Australia has defended the decision not to report the Olyroos' sex scandal in Cambodia to the board until the investigation commenced, saying it was "proper process". 21 Nov 2019
Matildas on same pay scale as Socceroos

Matildas on same pay scale as Socceroos

The Matildas will receive the same benefits as the Socceroos under a new collective bargaining agreement announced by Football Federation Australia. 6 Nov 2019
Proposed pay deal a huge win for Matildas

Proposed pay deal a huge win for Matildas

The Matildas are set to receive a massive financial windfall under a landmark pay agreement with the FFA. 5 Nov 2019